In 1972, Chester Marcol remedied a problem that had nagged the Packers since Don Chandler’s retirement following the 1967 season. Marcol became the leading Packer scorer from 1972-’74, 1976-’77 and in ‘79. He led the league in scoring his rookie season and again in 1974.
The 6’0”, 190-pound Marcol was the Packers’ first soccer-style kicker. He scored 521 points during his Packer career including 120 field goals and 155 extra points from 1972-’80.
In the opening game of the 1980 season, he ran for his only touchdown on a blocked field goal to beat the Bears in overtime 12-6.
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